Visited the Brooklyn Museum, and it is immense! It is a multi experiential space showing traditional American paintings, design of furniture and interiors, jewellery, cultural artifacts, contemporary art, feminist art, you name it they have a department. The feature exhibits of the moment is The Black List Project, photos by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, portraits of influential African-Americans in contemporary society ranging from musicians, politicians, artists, writers, and activists. Burning Down the House, a feminist art collection. Over fifty feminist artists, housed […]
Kehinde Wiley at Deitch Project He describes his approach as “interrogating the notion of the master painter, at once critical and complicit.” He makes figurative paintings that “quote historical sources and position young black men within that field of ‘power.’” His “slightly heroic” figures, slightly larger than life size, are depicted in poses of power and spiritual awakening.
According to Art journalist Alexandra Peers, Market Watch in the midst of the Financial Crisis, the following artists are investment opportunities that could survive the downturn. William Eggleston – his photographs are in major museum collections Christian Marclay – major collectors likePeter Norton are fans Gabriel Orozco – has a solo show at the MOMA planned for 2009 Kehinde Wiley – collectors include Russell Simmons and LL Cool J